Aspirational District’ meeting held in Kupwara

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KUPWARA: To discuss the modalities for the inclusion of district Kupwara under the category of “aspirational Districts”, District Development Commissioner Kupwara, Khalid Jahangir chaired a meeting with the officials of the education department here on Tuesday.
According to an official handout, the district required coordinated efforts for overall development in almost all aspects of education like enrollment, gender parity, cleanliness, for improvement in all indices reflecting progress.
“Under education sector, short-term and long-term targets viz., reduction in dropout rate by 50%, improvement in learning outcomes from existing 43% to 90%, improving girl literacy ratio, transaction ratio to upper primary, etc. have been finalized,” it read.
A core monitoring group of administration and academia has also been formulated to do real monitoring of the transformation indicators.